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ALDS Game 3 recap: Stories, videos from The Star

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer threw his helmet after he struck out against Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel in the fifth inning of Sunday’s ALDS Game 3 at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer threw his helmet after he struck out against Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel in the fifth inning of Sunday’s ALDS Game 3 at Minute Maid Park in Houston. jsleezer@kcstar.com

Here’s the thing about the Major League Baseball playoffs: With some many games in such a short amount of time, it’s difficult to find the time to read everything that’s been written. And there have been some fantastic reads.

This is to help you easily find the stories you may have missed from Game 3 of the American League Division Series.

From Sam Mellinger: ‘Definitely frustration’: Hosmer, Gordon and a nearly historic Royals inefficiency

From Vahe Gregorian: Lorenzo Cain’s misplay embodies day for Royals but not necessarily the series

From Andy McCullough: Royals can’t solve Astros ace Dallas Keuchel in 4-2 loss in Game 3 of ALDS

From Blair Kerkhoff: Royals starter Edinson Volquez has some of his best stuff, but not enough to win

From Rustin Dodd: Astros’ Carter and Castro spark Houston’s offense in Game 3 victory

From Blair Kerkhoff: Royals’ runners in scoring position stayed right there

From Chris Fickett: Game 3 notes: Lorenzo Cain can’t come up with spectacular catch he usually makes

Highlights from the game:

Videos from The Star:

Standing beside a photo of Sunday's winning pitcher, The Star's Andy McCullough and Blair Kerkhoff explain what went wrong for the Royals in a 4-2 loss at Houston on Sunday and now need a win Monday to keep their season alive.

The Royals got base runners against the Astros' Dallas Keuchel but couldn't get them home in a 4-2 loss Sunday in Houston. Next up is a must-win at 12:07 p.m. Monday on Fox Sports 1.

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